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June 1978

Bronchial Endometriosis and Bronchiectasis: A Possible Relationship

Author Affiliations

From the Division of Pulmonary Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Southern California School of Medicine, Los Angeles.

Arch Intern Med. 1978;138(6):991-992. doi:10.1001/archinte.1978.03630310073023

A 60-year-old patient with cyclic hemoptysis for 30 years was found to have bronchiectasis that was not present when hemoptysis began. Thoracic endometriosis and its possible relationship to bronchiectasis are discussed.

(Arch Intern Med 138:991-992, 1978)